Personality Clusters Exercise

Select three of the five clusters. In 200 to 300 words, explain where you think you fall within the spectrum of each. Of the five clusters, where do you think your personality fits overall? As I read the description of the Big Five Traits (McAdams, 2006) I was struck how I have attempted to moderate... Continue Reading →


How Do Traits Change Over Time?

Post your response to the following: How do traits change over time? Well, I can give a specific example of how traits might change over time. Say a person is brought up by parents who ascribe to the anxious attachment style. Let's also say that this young person develops neurotic tendencies as a child and... Continue Reading →

Absolute Continuity and Differential Continuity

Post your response to the following: What is the difference between absolute continuity and differential continuity? Do[es] an individual’s experiences impact differential continuity? Provide specific examples. From what I gathered from the text absolute continuity entails personality traits which persist over a given amount of time in someone’s life. However differential continuity has more to... Continue Reading →

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